Virtual Power Plant Tag

Limejump's Virtual Power Platform enjoyed success at the annual Renewable Energy Association's prestigious awards, celebrated at the Intercontinental Hotel Park Lane in London last night (12 June 2019).

  Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment: Let’s address this right away, last Friday provided the world of flexible energy trading with a jolt of excitement.

  Leading energy tech company Limejump has signed a new flexible Power Purchase Agreement with Alphagen Renewables, which develops and operates small to medium scale landfill gas to energy projects. Limejump will manage six of Alphagen Renewables’ operations in the UK, including the Docking Biogas plant in Norfolk, through its pioneering Virtual Power Platform (VPP).

Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and a look at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment. It’s been a busy week in flexibility trading world. The sunny week gave way to an unprecedented renewable generation mix for market trading. First the coal-free record was broken again on Saturday (now over 10 days and counting).

  Rob Sherwood, Head of Trading and Operations at Limejump Recently we received National Grid ESO’s latest annual Power Responsive Report. The report provides an overview of programme activities, industry developments, and – for our statistical indulgence – detailed market metrics from the last year.

Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and a look at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment. Last week started on a huge high as the UK cantered towards a whole week without coal generation. Not only were we smashing the previous record of no coal usage (and it is worth remembering that it was only set last month).

  Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been and a look at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment. The short week wasn’t short on excitement throughout the system and in the Balancing Mechanism. As the UK got back into the swing of things following the Easter holiday weekend the System Price began relatively low (around £22/MWh).

Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and a look at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment. The steady but unseasonably warm weather made for a stable start to last week as we started refrigerating our chocolate eggs, eagerly beginning the countdown to Easter.

  In Part 2 of this Limejump report, our trading team takes a look at the various markets we participate in and the combined influences that shape these. Our Traders have identified a number of trends throughout the quarter to develop our market view. In this instalment, we focus on the Balancing Mechanism and ancillary markets.

In Part 1 of our new Limejump Quarterly report, our trading team takes a look at the various markets we participate in and the combined influences that shape these. Our Traders have identified a number of trends throughout the quarter to develop our market view. These evolving trends and insights will be influential for our asset optimisation strategies throughout the remainder of 2019.  

National Trust’s Gelli Iago Hydro Plant in Snowdonia added to Limejump's Virtual Power Platform. Limejump, the energy tech leader, has secured its first Power Purchase Agreement with the National Trust. The 45kW Gelli lago hydro scheme, located in Snowdonia (North Wales), will become a part of Limejump's award-winning Virtual Power Platform (VPP).

Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and a look at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment. Last week kicked off with a lower than seasonal System Price of £48.65/MWh coupled with rising wind generation – a steady 3GW across the day before a peak of 5GW before bedtime, which helped meet the evening peak demand.

  Our biggest news of the week comes from this weekend’s events. In a first of a kind scenario, the System Price dropped to -£50 for settlement period 21 (about the time you were relaxing with the Sunday papers) and remained negative until 4:30 pm resulting in an average System Price of just 6.29 for the whole day.

Limejump welcomes its acquisition by Shell London, February 27, 2019 Shell* has agreed to acquire Limejump Ltd, a UK based energy technology company.  With this deal Limejump’s technology and management team will enable both companies to continue to take steps to support the UK energy system’s transition to a lower carbon future.